East Harling postmill

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East Harling postmill stood near a brick kiln fairly near to the centre of the village just to the south of the watermill and was described as newly built in 1779. Two pairs of stones were being used in that year.


To be Sold by Auction by Noah Baker ..... At the Queens Head at East Harling in the county of Norfolk, on Tuesday 30th Instant, the undermentioned Estates, in the following Lots, Viz.
Lots I, II & III
And immediately after the sale of the above Estates will follow in one Lot
All that FREEHOLD MESSUAGE & almost new built Wind-mill with two Pair of Stones & all other the going Gears thereto belonging, with about an Acre of Land adjoining in which is the best of Brick Earth & a Brick Kiln, Stable & Sheds thereon in full employ, situate in East Harling aforesaid, in the Occupation of Mr. Edward Palmer, the Owner & may be entered upon at Lady Day next if required; is in excellent Repair; have a good Common Right & pays no Land Tax.
Further particulars may be had of the said Mr. John & Edward Palmer who will shew their Premises, of the said Noah Baker or Mr. Cole, Attorney at Thetford.

Norfolk Chronicle - 6th, 13th & 20th March 1779


East Harling Enclosure Map c.1805
East Harling Enclosure Map 1805
Watermill is East Harling watermill

c.1775: Mill built

1779: Edward Palmer, miller

March 1779: Mill advertised for sale by auction

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

Enclosure map 1805: Windmill


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